|Discovery:||first mentioned, 1822 Petrie, G.|
|History:||Petrie/1872, 58: `Drawn by Dr. Petrie at Clonmacnois, in 1822'.|
Macalister/1949, 56, records the stone as still on site.
|Dimensions:||0.58 x 0.53 x 0.05 (converted from Macalister/1949)|
|Condition:||incomplete , poor|
Macalister/1909, 34: `flaked and also clogged with lime...Petrie...shows the stone as it is now, save that what was then a crack has now developed into a complete fracture'.
|Crosses:||1: latin; outline; straight; half-round; ind; none; none; none; decorated|
Macalister/1909: `The base and a fragment of the dexter terminal of a seven-line cross'.
|Petrie, G. (1822):||[O~R~D]OEUCHAIG | MAGDARMOT|
[OROIT D]O EUCHAIG MAG DARMOT
Pray for Eochaid (PN) Mac Darmot (PN).
Petrie/1872 58 reading only
|Macalister, R.A.S. (1909):||[O~R~D]OEOCHAIG | [--]MAGDARNAC|
[OROIT D]O EOCHAIG [--] MAGDARNAC
A Prayer for Eochu...(PN) of Mugdorna.
Macalister/1909 34 reading only
Macalister/1949 56 reading only
|Position:||n/a ; broad ; within quadrants ; separated|
The surviving inscription is in two vertical lines running down within the two lower quadrants.
|Palaeography:||CISP: The inscription is in half-uncial. The E is rounded and three-pronged; the A's are in the `OC' form; the G's are minuscule; the D has an ascender which bends to the left over the bow and the R is open-bowed and majuscule.|
Macalister/1909, 34: `The inscription is difficult to decipher, being flaked and also clogged with lime'.